Want to try something a little different for breakfast? Start your weekend with these cheesy baked tomatoes served with toasted ciabatta
Serves: 4
Prep time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 20 mins
Total time: 30 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs: Mid-price


    • 4 medium-sized ripe tomatoes, halved
    • 2 tbsp olive oil
    • About 8 fresh basil leaves
    • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • 60g (2oz) mature Cheddar cheese, grated
    • 1 level tsp cumin seeds
    • 8 slices of ciabatta


    1. Set the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6. Put the tomato halves, cut-side up on a baking tray. Spoon over half of the oil. Snip the basil leaves over, season and sprinkle with the cheese and cumin seeds. Place in the oven and bake for 5 mins.
    1. Drizzle the rest of the oil over one side of the ciabatta slices. Put them, oiled-side up, in the oven, on the tray with the tomatoes. Bake for a further 10-15 mins, turning the bread halfway through cooking.
    1. Place the tomato halves on the toasted ciabatta slices and serve.

Nutritional information per portion

fat 13.0g saturates 4.5g calories 291(kcal)


This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.